January – Oakland County Workforce Webinars

January – Oakland County Workforce Webinars

(Oakland County, Dec. 26, 2020)

Oakland County is assisting residents in their job searches and career changes by offering a series of workforce webinars. Here’s what’s available in January:

Workforce Webinars

Changing Careers: New Opportunities, New Future

Thursday, January 14, 2021 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Thursday, January 28, 2021 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Cost: No Charge

How to navigate the basic steps of a career transition

Finding new occupations with bright futures

Handling your finances, spending and creditors during a career transition


Career Vision Board: Showcase your Interest, Skills, and Goals!

Friday, January 8, 2021 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Friday, January 22, 2021 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Cost: No Charge

Get an intro into the function of vision boards

Get warmed up with a few creative exercises

Gain clarity around what YOU want in your career

Create your very own career vision board out of inspiring materials to display at home

 

Gig Jobs: Exploring Non-Traditional Employment Opportunities

Monday, January 11, 2021 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Monday, January 25, 2021 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Cost: No Charge

What is the gig economy?

Outlook and trends of the gig economy

Is a gig right for you?

 

The Language of LinkedIn: Using the Popular Career Tool the Right Way

Monday, January 4, 2021 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Cost: No Charge

General navigation of the platform

Job searching and professional branding tips

How to optimize their profiles to the algorithm

Let’s Talk About STRESS!

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lets-talk-about-stress-tickets-118333808607

Cost: No Charge

What are the physical and emotional signs of stress?

What are the sources of stress in your life?

What changes can you make to manage and reduce stress?

 

Mid-Life Career Transitions

Thursday, January 7, 2021 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Thursday, January 21, 2021 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Cost: No Charge

Basic Steps of a Career Transition

Opportunities available to the older worker

Older workers – the stereotypes and the truth

 

Personal Branding

Monday, January 4, 2021 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Cost: No Charge

Create a marketing strategy focused on your most important product: you!

Steps to building and maintaining a successful personal brand

Learn how to craft a compelling networking pitch

Presenting a Professional Image

Monday, January 15, 2021 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Monday, January 29, 2021 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Cost: No Charge

This workshop will cover:

Appearance

Communication

Performance

 

Resumé Writing: Resumes and Cover Letters

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Cost: No Charge

3 Main Types of Resumes: Chronological, Functional, Combination

Resume Etiquette (do’s & don’ts)

Key Components of a Cover Letter

 

Resumés: A Deeper Dive

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Cost: No Charge

How Technology Impacts Job Searches

Importance of Key Words

Structuring A Resume to Secure an Interview

 

Virtual Interviewing

Tuesday, January 5, 2021 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Cost: No Charge

Types of interviews and how to prepare for them

Best practices for interviewing

Researching companies who want to interview you

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